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Legislation & Policy

Governor Wolf Announces $1 Billion for Lead and Asbestos Remediation in Schools

Our educator brothers and sisters are leading the fight for safe schools and the protection of their students. School districts across Pennsylvania, rural and urban, are faced with crumbling infrastructure and outdated facilities with serious lead and asbestos problems. Governor Wolf announced this week that he is taking steps to get school districts the resources they deserve. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds Release of Workforce Command Center Report

(HARRISBURG) The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, joined Governor Tom Wolf at today’s press conference on the findings of the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center. Unions are an essential stakeholder in the training and development of our Commonwealth’s workforce.  The Pennsylvania Labor Movement is committed to the advancement and support of all workers, regardless of employer or background.  The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is proud to join Governor Wolf in this initiative to create family-sustaining jobs for a highly-trained and sophisticated workforce able to meet the challenges of the 21st century economy. Read More